By Collin Bolebruch
The Plattsburgh Cardinals track and field team placed second out of six teams at the Saints Broken Open hosted by St. Lawrence University Saturday, April 1. Brexton Montville set the program record in the 100-meter dash with his 10.70 time and Janyll Barber broke the 100-meter hurdles record with her 15.58 time.
Plattsburgh finished first in 14 events — Janyll Barber in the 200-meter dash in 25.19; Aislyn McDonough in the 1500-meter run in 5:05.03; Barber in the 100-meter hurdles; Rebecca Christie in the high jump of 1.48m; Kaitlyn Bjelko in shot put with 11.90m; Jasmine Piper in the discus throw with 35.54m and the hammer throw with 36.88m; Montville in the 100-meter dash; Charles Cypress in the 200-meter dash in 22.23; Nick Gelsomino in the 400-meter dash in 55.01; Noah Bonesteel in the 5,000 meter run in 15:39.02; Cypress, Montville, Julius James and Jordan Williams in the 4×100-meter relay in 45.97; Aidan Tous in the discus throw with 36.14m and Jorge Cabrera in the hammer throw with 41.01m.
Five Cardinals were AARTFC qualifiers: Barber in the 200-meter dash and 100-meter hurdles, Bjelko in shot put, Cypress in the 200-meter dash, Montville in the 100-meter dash and Williams in the 100-meter dash after his 11.06 time. Seventeen were SUNYAC qualifiers.
Plattsburgh travels to Assistant Coach Jordyn Naylon’s former school, SUNY Cortland, to compete in the Cortland Red Dragon Open Saturday, April 8.